Job Postings: State of Nebraska / Westside Community Schools

The Nebraska Department of Insurance is looking for an Accounting and Finance Manager. For more details, or to apply, please visit their website.

Westside Community Schools is looking for a Director of Finance. For more details, or to apply, please visit their website.

Job Posting: State of Nebraska

The State of Nebraska has two open positions: State Accounting Administrator and Director of Revenue (tax commissioner). For more information, please contact Sharon Pettid, Deputy Director of Administrative Services, at

Job Posting: VP of Finance, Iowa Western Community College

Job Summary:        

Reporting directly to the President of the college, the Vice President of Finance is

responsible for all financial and business functions of the college with primary

responsibility in the following areas:

  • Accounting – internal and external reporting
  • Budget development – monitoring and analysis including resource allocation
  • Real estate management for college owned lease properties and leased facilities used by IWCC
  • Legal issues and contract management
  • Insurance management in all areas including commercial, general liability, workman’s compensation, business and auto.  Financial oversight for IWCC self-insured health care program
  • Oversight responsibility for college business services including purchasing, bookstore, food service, vending, housing and other auxiliary functions
  • Short and long-term college financing

Also serves in the following capacities pertaining to college related or affiliated organizations:

  • Treasurer of the IWCC Board of Trustees
  • Treasurer and board member of IWCC Foundation
  • Board member of Western Iowa Dorms, Inc.
  • Board member of Western Iowa Educational Endeavors
  • Board member of Scholarship Events Inc.

For full description and employment application, please visit the IWCC HR website.

Spring 2015 PDT

March 19, 2015

Omaha Association of Government Accountants Half Day Continuing Education Training Seminar

Topics include:

  • The Importance of Transparency in Governments – A Success Story, presented by Lou Ann Goding, President Omaha Public Schools
  • IT Security – TBA
  • Negotiation and Collaborative Problem Solving – Bryan Hanson, Assistant Director & Assistant Professor Creighton University School of Law

Location: Mammel Hall Room 122, UNO

Time: 12:30 – 4:30

TAKE OUR MEMBERSHIP MATTERS CHALLENGE – renew (or join) before March 16, and come to the training for FREE!

Registration cost before March 16:

AGA members $50.00  or free if renewed/joined by 3/16/15! Not limited to Omaha Chapter members!!

Other professional member organizations: $60.00

Non-members: $70.00

After March 16: All $70.00

Pay online at (click the link under Upcoming Events)

or RSVP: Russ Freitag at


Job Posting: Finance Director, City of La Vista

Dynamic and progressive Omaha metropolitan area community is seeking highly qualified candidates to serve as its next Finance Director. The successful candidate will perform advanced accounting work and oversee management of the financial affairs of the City. The Finance Director also performs the duties of City Treasurer as provided in the La Vista Municipal Code and in the Nebraska Revised Statutes. La Vista enjoys an A1 debt rating from Moody’s Investors Service. The position reports to the Director of Administrative Services and serves as a member of the City’s management team.

Starting salary: $85,000 +/- DOQE. Excellent benefits package including a defined contribution retirement program. Submit resume, cover letter and contact information for five professional references by November 28, 2014 to to the attention of Stephen Veitch, GovHRUSA, 650 Dundee Road #270, Northbrook, IL 60062. Tel: 847-380-3240; Fax: 866-401-3100

See full listing on LinkedIn!

2014 Chapter CCR

Omaha Metro AGA is proud to present our 2014 Citizen-Centric Report.   Please take a look!  We are glad to answer any questions and welcome constructive criticism.

1/2 Day Continuing Education Training Seminar

Omaha Association of Government Accountants

1/2 Day Continuing Education Training Seminar


Location: 117 Mammel Hall, University of Nebraska-Omaha

Date: October 9, 2014

Time: 12:30 – 4:30


Topics include:

  • Plowing Through the Rhetoric and AGA National RemarksBill Miller, National President AGA
  • Financial Reporting from the Lens of Local Officials– Craig Maher, Professor School of Public Administration- UNO
  • TBA – Paul Tomoser CIA, CPA, CRMA Internal Audit Director Creighton University

4 hours of CPE applied for!


Registration cost before October 2: AGA members $65.00

Members of other professional organizations: $75.00

After October 2: All $80.00


Pay online through our events calendar or RSVP Russ Freitag at!

AGA-ASMC Joint Luncheon

Lo Sole Mio, 3001 S 32nd Ave, Omaha, NE 68105.  $16 members/nonmembers.
Ms. Kathy Knott, Director of Finance at ConAgra, will speak on Corporate Finance.  A buffet lunch will be provided.
Please RVSP to Russ Freitag ( by 4:00pm on Wednesday, August 6.  To pay online via PayPal, please use the link on the calendar under Events.
August’s community service project is a school supplies collection for local schools – please pick up some extra this year to donate and bring them to the meeting!


April 10 1/2 Day Continuing Education Training Seminar

Topics Include: Computer Intrusion Trends/Crimes – FBI Supervisory Sepcial Agent Justin Kolenbrander;

Leadership Strategies – SilverStone Group Senior Consultant Associate Vicki Kennel

Auditing and Accounting Update – OPPD Manager Financial Accounting and Reporting Joni Davis

RSVP online in the events page or to Russ Freitag at

Time: 12:30-4:30

UNO Mammel Hall Room 320 A/B

cost before April 8: members 65.00 non members 75.00

after April 8: all $80.00

4 hours of CPE applied for

March 20 AGA meeting

Please join us on Thursday March 20 at Omaha/Douglas Public Building Commission’s Office to hear Dennis Snook, Manager of Emergency Preparedness and Business Continuity, at OPPD speak on the importance of “Contingency Planning” The conference room is located in the Civic Center at 1819 Farnam Street Suite 1210 cost for the lunch is $15.00 time is 11:30-1:00RSVP to Russ Freitag

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